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Healthcare IT: Where Did it Come From and Where is it Going?

January 11, 2018  |  Joe Marion
commentary
Dan Brown's book, Origin, offers some interesting insight on where cognitive computing is taking healthcare IT

Healthy Nevada Project Partners with Helix to Offer Genome Sequencing

January 11, 2018  |  David Raths
news
The Healthy Nevada Project was launched 15 months ago to combine genetic data with health and population data, as well as information from environmental databases to create a large health determinants data set. Now it is have partnering with Helix, a personal...

UC Santa Cruz Cancer Research Awarded Precision Medicine Grant

January 10, 2018  |  Heather Landi
news
The California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) has awarded a state grant to the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute for continued childhood cancer research.

Clinical Performance Improvement Leaders Zero In on ICU Challenges

January 10, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
article
Last month, leaders at the Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Inc. released a report on the potential for clinical performance improvement in ICUs in U.S. healthcare, outlining tremendous opportunities for systemic improvement in hospitals

Innovation Competition Looks to Attract Health Tech Talent to Cleveland

January 9, 2018  |  Healthcare Informatics
news
The Medical Capital Innovation Competition, which will take place in Cleveland in April, is looking for trailblazing health technology teams to compete in this year's pitch contest.

An Exciting New Year for Pragmatic Clinical Trials

January 8, 2018  |  David Raths
commentary
It’s an exciting time in the world of pragmatic clinical trials, as the big data from EHRs and claims data starts to bring back answers to interesting research questions.

Five DASH Pilots Seek to Catalyze Efforts to Share, Use Multi-Sector Data

January 4, 2018  |  David Raths
news
Five communities have received grants to participate in a 6-month pilot initiative designed to help local collaborations catalyze their efforts to share and use multi-sector data to improve community health.

Northwestern Names Chief Research Informatics Officer

December 28, 2017  |  David Raths
news
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has created a new chief research informatics officer position to integrate clinical research informatics applications at Feinberg and Northwestern Medicine.

CancerLinQ Developing De-Identified Datasets for Quality Improvement

December 22, 2017  | 
news
CancerLinQ announced new partnerships with data services companies Tempus and Precision HealthAI in order to accelerate development and delivery of high-quality, de-identified clinical databases for use by CancerLinQ, its oncologist subscribers, partners, and the...

Scottsdale Institute 2017 Business Analytics Fall Summit: Constructing an Analytics Strategy

December 22, 2017  |  Janice Wurz and Dan Golder, Impact Advisors
article
The Scottsdale Institute convened industry leaderss from across the country in October for the 2017 SI Business Analytics Fall Summit in Chicago. Attendees gathered to share strategies, concerns and insights as they look to reach an “analytics utopia.”

Rasu Shrestha, M.D. on Value-Based Imaging: “Radiologists Need to Become Part of the Care Team”

December 20, 2017  |  Heather Landi
article
Rasu Shrestha, M.D., chief innovation officer at Pittsburgh-based UPMC, shares his perspectives on what's at stake for the imaging industry in the ongoing evolution of healthcare and the path forward toward value-based imaging.

Humana’s Chief Medical Officer Shares his Perspectives on Driving Forward into Value-Based Care

December 15, 2017  |  Heather Landi
article
Humana chief medical officer Roy Beveridge, M.D., shares his perspectives on the findings of a recent value-based care study and the implications for providers making the transition to value-based reimbursement model agreements.

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